This privacy statement is applicable to The WOC Technology Awards Conference
The WOC Technology Awards Conference does not
collect personally identifiable information about individuals
except when such individuals specifically provide such information
on a voluntary basis. For example, such personally identifiable
information may be gathered from guest book signings, registration
for free Web-based email or the registration process for services
in connection with content submissions, community postings (e.g.,
chat and bulletin boards), suggestions, voting/polling activities
and transactional areas.
Personally identifiable information on individual users will
not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties
without the approval of the user at the time of collection.
At such points of collection, the user will have the opportunity
to indicate whether he or she would like to "opt out"
of receiving promotional and/or marketing information about
other products, services and offerings from The WOC Technology Awards Conference and/or any third parties.
Further, notwithstanding any opt out of promotional information
by the user, The WOC Technology Awards Conference
reserves the right to contact a user regarding matters relevant
to the underlying service and/or the information collected.
The WOC Technology Awards Conference reserves
the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and
characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the
various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such
information as well as the number of users that have been exposed
to or clicked on their advertising banners. The WOC Technology Awards Conference will provide only aggregated
data from these analyses to third parties. Also, users should
be aware that The WOC Technology Awards Conference
may sometimes permit third parties to offer subscription and/or
registration-based services through a EGG site. The WOC Technology Awards Conference is not responsible for
any actions or policies of such third parties and users should
personally identifiable information.
Additionally, users should be aware that when they voluntarily
disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name,
e-mail address) on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas
of the The WOC Technology Awards Conference sites,
that information, along with any substantive information disclosed
in the user's communication, can be collected and correlated
and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages
from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond
the control of The WOC Technology Awards Conference
Users also should be aware that non-personal information and
data may be automatically collected through the standard operation
of The WOC Technology Awards Conference 's Internet
servers or through the use of "cookies." "Cookies"
are small text files a web site can use to recognize repeat
users, facilitate the user's ongoing access to and use of the
site and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate
data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising.
Cookies are not programs that come onto a user's system and
damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique
number to the user that has no meaning outside the assigning
resulting information by advertisers or third parties hosting
data for The WOC Technology Awards Conference
If a user does not want information collected through the use
of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that
allows the user to deny or accept the cookie feature; however,
users should note that cookies may be necessary to provide the
user with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information)
available on the The WOC Technology Awards Conference site.
Upon request, The WOC Technology Awards Conference
will allow any user to "opt out" of further promotional
contacts at any time. Additionally upon request, The WOC Technology Awards Conference will use reasonable efforts
to allow users to update/correct personal information previously
submitted which the user states is erroneous to the extent such
activities will not compromise privacy or security interests.
The foregoing policies are effective as of March 1, 1999.
The WOC Technology Awards Conference reserves
the right to change this policy at any time by notifying users
of the existence of a new privacy statement. This statement
and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do
not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf
of any party.